Dubai Marina promenade is to close to residents, in a further bid to combat the spread of coronavirus in the emirate.
The latest measures come as the number of confirmed cases in the UAE increased by 85 on Wednesday to reach 333 in total.
According to a circular shared with management companies in Dubai Marina, Emaar Master Communities has instructed residents that the promenade area would be closed as part of the Stay Safe, Stay Home campaign.
It is unclear when the closure will come into effect.
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, meanwhile, has announced that it is suspending its Customer Happiness Centre operations at its main headquarters and branches across the emirate from March 26.
Customers are encouraged to use smart services through the organisation’s digital channels.
While the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announced the closure on Wednesday of all cultural sites in the emirate until further notice.
They include Bait Al Oud, Berklee Abu Dhabi and Al Qattara Art Centre. These sites offered limited art classes, with restrictions according to health and safety measures.
DCT Abu Dhabi had already closed other cultural sites in the emirate, including Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Qasr Al Hosn, Culture Foundation, Al Ain Palace Museum, Al Ain Oasis, Al Jahili Fort and Qasr Al Muwaiji.
“The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff is of paramount importance. We will update you once the cultural sites resume normal operations,” the department added. More
By Staff arabianbusiness.com